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How To Uninstall postgresql-contrib On Ubuntu 15.04

To uninstall postgresql-contrib just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just postgresql-contrib

additional facilities for PostgreSQL (supported version)Ubuntu 15.04database9.4+166bzr2
sudo apt-get remove postgresql-contrib

This will remove just the postgresql-contrib package itself.

Uninstall postgresql-contrib and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove postgresql-contrib

This will remove the postgresql-contrib package and any other dependant packages which are no longer needed.

Purging your config/data too

If you also want to delete your local/config files for postgresql-contrib then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge postgresql-contrib

Or similarly, like this postgresql-contrib

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove postgresql-contrib

Package Data

Packagepostgresql-contrib
Version9.4+166bzr2
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <[email protected]>
Descriptionadditional facilities for PostgreSQL (supported version)
Distroubuntu
Releasevivid
Repomain
Sectiondatabase

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